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Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
+1 614-890-3663
11:30 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Our waiter was top notch, but the food was just okay. I ordered a reuben and the proportion of meat/cheese/sauerkraut/dressing was not correct so I basically had a sloppy corned beef sandwich with dressing. I had sweet potato fries instead of regular fries and the portion size was disappointing. Overall, eh...

Thank Ann B
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking lot on side is tight but there is additional parking around the back. There are daily specials for lunch and affordable. I was very surprised about the portion size and value for the price. Service was average but food was great.

Thank Diane A
Westerville, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at the Rusty Bucket frequently. Good service, great, consistent food and prices are not too bad!

Thank jcwilt
Milan, Italy
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and it was a great choice. The place is very pretty, with tables also outside. The menu is offering different dishes among which you find out what you like. I tasted the Patty Melt: it was well done. Try it if you stay there. The service was very good.

Thank Antonio D
Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Rusty Bucket has made some remodeling decisions that improved the atmosphere. Great place to gather and enjoy a variety of menu options and specials. Nice bar area and outdoor seating. Love the double nickel salad!

Thank Amy Y
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really enjoy gathering with family and friends to enjoy a great meal at a reasonable price. We went with extended family and friends with three generations together and there was something for everyone.

Thank Rick B
Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I have been to the Rusty Bucket several times, and I have always had friendly service and great food. I recommend the buffalo chicken sandwich and the burgers.

Thank Ch0mper
Galena, Ohio
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301 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I had a taste for a burger all week. So this Saturday stop was just what I envisioned. I am often disappointed in burger places who serve the processed frozen perfectly round, small indentations, and grill marks. I cooked for tailgating at a local University in my former city which had these burgers in frozen boxes of 144. Not too... More 

Thank closch7
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Have eaten there on numerous occasions and have never had a bad meal. The salmon and salmon salads are the best and are highly recommended. This location can be crowded but the wait time is generally reasonable. A good family restaurant.

Thank Jrjrockwell
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic! I had the fish n chips my husband had the Philly Cheese Steak. Adult beverages were wonderful! Ava our server was "On It" will be back!

Thank Darla K J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Westerville
  • Phone Number: +1 614-890-3663
It's what every neighborhood needs. A fun, fast, and friendly place to dine, celebrate, or just hang. And be all of those things to families, children, singles, grandparents, students and business people. That's the thinking behind the concept of the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. And it's what you'll find in every corner of each and every one. From the menu - a combination of updated familiar favorites designed to delight food lovers of every type and age - to the warmth of the naturalistic decor, underscored by a staff that embodies Genuine Hospitality, Rusty Bucket feels immediately familiar and comfortable to anyone that walks in.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?